While every accident is different, all accidents have something in common
Here at Accident Data Center, we read every day about accidents nationwide. We learn about where and how they happen, about the factors that contribute to them, and about the people who are involved. Despite their differences, all serious accidents have one thing in common - they tear people's lives apart in an instant.
Biking is becoming a more popular way to get around, which has led most states to make bicycle safety a top priority. These states have seen a steep decline in the rate of bicycle accidents. But not Florida. Our numbers have gone down by less than 10%. Go here to learn more about this important bicycle safety issue in Florida.
All trucking companies have the duty to exercise reasonable care in hiring drivers due to the devastating consequences of not following guidelines set forth by the state and government. Negligent hiring and retention is based on the standard that the employer directing activity through an employee is subject to liability for the injury resulting from careless conduct. Read more here in this in-depth article.
According to annual statistics collected by the United States Coast Guard, more than 500 Americans will be in a fatal boating accident each year and thousands more will suffer injuries ranging from slight to severe.